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No peace without freedom : race and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1915-1975

Author: Joyce Blackwell
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Just as women changed the direction and agenda of the peace movement when they became progressively more involved in an all-male club, black women altered acause that had previously lacked racial diversity when they were first granted, in 1915, admission to what would later become the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. As Joyce Blackwell illustrates in this first study of collective black peace
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Blackwell
ISBN: 0809325640 9780809325641
OCLC Number: 54103766
Description: xix, 241 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Bold beginnings : the first ten years, 1915-1925 --
In search of the perfect Black peace activist, 1915-1945 --
Building a coalition while avoiding confrontation, 1928-1941 --
Race-ing domestic peace, 1915-1945 --
Race-ing international peace, 1915-1945 --
A new generation of peace activists : waging different battles in unpredictable times, 1945-1960 --
Redefining racial justice : here, there and everywhere, 1960-1975.
Responsibility: Joyce Blackwell.
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